You know and love her from AJ & Aly; here, Amanda Michalka answers our fun questions.
Birthplace: Torrance, CA
You may know me because:Of last August's release of my debut album, Into the Rush, with my sister, Aly.
The first thing I do every morning is: Brush my teeth.
My cell phone brand is: LG Verizon, but soon to be a Motorola pink Razor.
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I exercise: By swimming regularly in my pool and dancing. I also enjoy horseback riding both Western and English style.
Lately I've been surprised by: My boyfriend. He is always doing nice things for me.
The cereals in my cupboard are: Applejacks and Oh's.
Heaven on earth is: Eating Ben & Jerry's and reading a good novel by the fireplace.
For dinner, I like to make: Barbecued steaks with bearnaise sauce, twice-baked potatoes, and salad with blue cheese crumbles, walnuts, and raspberry vinaigrette.
I'll eat sushi, but not: Octopus.
My coolest article of clothing: My L.A.M.B. vest that I wore on TRL and Dondup jeans from Italy.
My most prized possession: My teddy bear, Winthrop.
My TV screen is: A 42-inch plasma.
My favorite TV channel is: MTV.
My first financial splurge: A $4,000 Tom Binns vintage crystal "skull" necklace.
Wackiest fan encounter: A couple of fans followed my sister and I all the way to the airport from a live show that we did in Canada. Our driver had to pull over and fake a turn to lose them, but they actually showed up in the airport just before we went through Customs.
TV show I never miss: America's Next Top Model.
Before I die, I want to: Have a great impact on finding missing children and bringing awareness about the subject by being a child safety advocate.
Best perk of being a celebrity: Having the greatest fans ever and being able to travel all over the world.
Celebrity whom I'd ask for an autograph: Jack Black or Johnny Depp.
Dream car: Porsche convertible.
When I fly I have to have: My iPod.
People would be surprised that I: Bite my fingernails.
Book I'm reading: Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer.
Magazines I subscribe to: Billboard.
Favorite cartoon: PowerPuff Girls.
The DVD release I was most excited about was: School of Rock.
I can't start my day without: Checking my cell for missed calls or text messages.
If I had to spend $10 at my favorite fast-food joint, I'd order: Three Double Doubles with Cheese at In-N-Out Burger, and I would have breakfast, lunch, and dinner taken care of for that day.